Thursday, April 25, 2024

For the Hood County Junior Livestock Show top winners for the 2024 show, please see below.

The Cheeky Peach Wax Studio & Esthetics located at 1509 W. Pearl St. can provide customers with a full makeover — complete with full body waxing, facials, brow tints, lash tints, lash extensions, brow laminations and a variety of hair services. 

The Granbury Parks & Recreation Department is knocking it out of the park with the announcement that registration is now open for an adult co-ed softball league. 

What appeared to be a routine 911 call for the Cresson Volunteer Fire Department on New Year’s Eve ended up being a heartfelt and heavy loss for the entirety of the Cresson Community.

Granbury High School’s swim teams clinched first place at their first meet of the new year Jan. 6 and closed out their regular season.

Two Pride of Granbury High School Band students were selected to perform with the 5A Texas All-State Symphonic Band in San Antonio Feb. 10 in a concert sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA).

Hood County is seeing illegal dumping happening all over and is attempting to slow down the levels of littering. Illegal dumping is defined under the Texas Constitution as litter dumped anywhere other than in an approved solid waste site.

The Hood County Junior Livestock show is a much-anticipated event for kids all over the county. The show, produced annually by the Hood County Junior Livestock Raisers Association, had a total of 938 entries for the five-day event that took place from Jan. 9-13. One entrant in particular has persevered through hard times to continue to be part of this annual show.

Granbury residents will soon have to say sayonara to Chick-Fil-A Granbury as it is almost time for its $2.2 million renovation project.

The North Hood County Volunteer Fire Department is asking the public to help with donations for future estimated projects and upcoming fundraisers in 2024.

The Hood County Commissioners Court approved the purchase of new apparatuses and radios for the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department, reimbursed Granbury VFD for the purchase of its tanker, and approved the donation of funds to Texas EMS to be used toward the purchase of an ambulance during a regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 9.

Indian Harbor resident and veteran Charles “Pops” Hornberger officially turned 96 years old Jan. 2 — but his family and friends are determined to make this birthday extra special by encouraging Hood County residents to mail him a "Happy Birthday" card.

Hood County’s favorite vocal talent competition The Voice of Granbury will return for its sixth annual main event Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at The New Granbury Live, 110 N. Crockett St.

Friday, January 12 at noon is the next meeting of the Hood County Hospital District Board (HCHD). Members of the board want the public to be aware that discussions will begin at that meeting to add a …

The National Weather Service has warned Texans of hazardous cold weather for early next week after a cold front is expected to hit this weekend that will spread across North and Central Texas.

Pete Hartgraves, who moved to Granbury in 2021, just published his third children’s book “Gail the Tattle-Tale Snail” last summer — the first book in an estimated 16-book series. 

Hood County is gearing up for its 69th annual Junior Livestock Show that will take place Jan. 9 through the 13, put on by the Hood County Junior Livestock Raisers Association. The free five-day event at the Reunion Grounds gives students from around the county the chance to show off their skills from working directly with animals to all kinds of knowledge of livestock identification and much more.

The Hood County Clerk’s Office (HCCO) was presented with a repeat notable honor Dec. 21, earning the Five Star Award for 2023 by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

The Granbury Volunteer Fire Department has a fire academy that hosts a nine-week training program both in the spring and fall that helps area firefighters become more well-rounded. On Nov. 11, 22 new firefighters successfully graduated from the Granbury Fire Academy. The diverse group of trainees represented fire departments from Adell-Whitt, Cresson, DeCordova, Granbury, Morgan Mill and Somervell County.

Kolton Krottinger, a Granbury resident and Navy veteran, has created a group to help and support local entrepreneurs in Hood County. Krottinger suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety from his service.

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